Reaction: neryl diphosphate + H2O = nerol + diphosphate
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Glossary: nerol = (2Z)-3,7-dimethylocta-2,6-dien-1-ol
Other name(s): NES (gene name); nerol synthase
Systematic name: neryl-diphosphate diphosphohydrolase
Comments: The enzyme, characterized from Glycine max (soybeans), is specific for neryl diphosphate.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number:
1. Zhang, M., Liu, J., Li, K. and Yu, D. Identification and characterization of a novel monoterpene synthase from soybean restricted to neryl diphosphate precursor. PLoS One 8 (2013) e75972. [PMID: 24124526]